Mast paint What is the best way to repair the blisters on my painted aluminum mast? Blisters occur near pop rivets or other attachments to mast. Thanks for any help. Tim Nordhaus Whoodogi, Pacific Seacraft 40 Gloucester Point, VA Paint failure near hardware attachments can often be traced to galvanic corrosion caused by the reaction […]
When applying a paste cleaner, a toothbrush is useful for buffing tight spots and working into the pores of welds; follow by buffing with a cotton cloth. A green 3M scrubby pad helps for removing more aggressive stains. Continued rusting in welded areas might indicate a developing failure, requiring replacement. Rinse thoroughly with fresh water and mild soap when done buffing.